69th Annual Meeting: New Frontiers


Thank You!

We cannot express enough gratitude to all who have contributed to make the AACPDM 69th Annual Meeting a huge success! Each and every one of you helped exchange ideas, create connections, and provide an amazing atmosphere. In the following weeks, please keep an eye out for informational emails to complete surveys, claim CEUs, and mark your calendars for September 20-24, 2016 for Hollywood, Florida.  We hope you continue to learn, connect, and explore "New Frontiers".

Dear Colleagues,

The 2015 Scientific Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) will take place October 21-24, 2015 in Austin, Texas. The AACPDM Annual Meeting provides high-quality dissemination of information in the basic sciences, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and technical advances as applied to persons with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities. New Frontiers is the theme for the meeting.

AACPDM Annual Meeting Objectives:

  • To disseminate information on new developments in applied and translational sciences, prevention, diagnosis, technology and utilizing recommendations from current clinical guidelines for treatment for individuals with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.
  • To create an interdisciplinary forum to facilitate communication and team-building between professional who are providing services and care for individuals with childhood onset disabilities.
  • To facilitate the integration between research and practice to improve the well being of people with childhood onset disabilities.

Target Audience

Developmental and other Pediatricians, Neurologists, Psychologists, Physiatrists, Orthopedic and Neuro-Surgeons, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Orthotists, Rehab Engineers, Kinesiologists, Nurses, Nutritionists, Special Educators, Administrators, Researchers, and all others concerned with the care of people with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.  All skill levels will be addressed.


Benjamin Shore | 2015 Scientific Program Co-Chair

Jilda Vargus-Adams | 2015 Scientific Program Co-Chair